Head of EVA/EGA/ENA archive infrastructure, EMBL-EBI
Dr. Thomas Keane spent ten years (2006-2016) at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, leading the 1000 Genomes production and Mouse Genomes Projects. In 2016, he moved to EMBL-EBI to lead the European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA), the European Variation Archive (EVA), and co-lead the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). He lead the Large Scale Genomics workstream of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH), and chairs the File Formats and Streaming API task teams. His group is committed to open standards for data sharing as the fundamental basis for enabling new genetic discoveries.